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Camden Rocks Presents

Camden Rocks Presents

Sep 16th 2017 @ Proud Camden

London, United Kingdom
I Was There
Camden Rocks presents The Black Roses & more at Proud Camden
Saturday, September 16th, 2017
6:45 PM
Proud Camden
London, United Kingdom
Camden Rocks Festival proudly presents indie-rock'ers The Black Roses plus Plastic Barricades (Album Launch Party), B R I C K S, Temple Lake and Voksal live at Proud Camden. Since the continued success of Camden Rocks Festival, we're running a string of 'presents' shows to give you some of the best new alternative, indie, rock & metal music about! Doors - 6:45pm // Price - £7.00 Adv. Tickets - •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• About: The Black Roses - The Black Roses combine poetic lyrics with high energy rock'n'roll in songs that discuss a world of love, romance, lust and whiskey, reminiscent of a chance meeting between The Smiths, Oasis, Black Keys and Arctic Monkeys Plastic Barricades - Romantic and honest, gloomy and curious, melodic and melancholic, Plastic Barricades chronicle life in the troubled yet fascinating XXI century with painstaking sincerity, asking questions and trying to find the answers. Inspired and influenced by almighty Radiohead, Oasis, The Shins, Biffy Clyro, Coldplay, Muse, Razorlight, Nirvana and many others, band loves to experiment with styles, sound and approach. Based in North-West London, Plastic Barricades are Dan Kert on guitar, keyboards and vocals, Daniele Borgato on bass and Frazer Webster on drums. Debut album "Mechanics of Life" LP out on the 14th of September. Launch party at Camden Proud on the 16th of September. The band will be out on tour in UK throughout autumn. Over the last two years the band has been nominated for "Oxjam Band of the Year 2014" and "MTV Brand New 2014", voted #1 out of 222 bands participating in Hard Rock Cafe London Global Battle of the Bands competition, won Camden Rocks 2014 Battle of the Bands, got nominated for "Brand New Artist 2015", landed 2nd place in Sziget Festival 2015 band competition and won Enfield Battle of the Bands 2016 and Songwall's "Songs in the Sky". B R I C K S - BRICKS a DIY three piece band based in East London. Formed following Worgie's (warrenpeace/scroobius pip/speech development records/Sage Francis/Strange Famous Records) break from touring and a need to explore recording music inspired by post-hardcore and punk bands such as At The Drive-In/Refused/Gallows/Drive Like Jehu, he enlisted the help of co-producer Lee Hughes to play drums and Teo Antim on Bass, to co-write and record their self-produced debut record 'Between an Apology and an Observation'. The record was produced and released as a DIY project, via the bands label BAO Records, it is available via all major download sites. 2017 has seen BAO Records releasing two further singles by BRICKS, 'NOT PROUD’ which gained critical acclaim and was featured by CLASH magazine, and ‘FOOTPRINTS’ which was released in conjunction with the bands Camden Rocks 2017 Festival show and featured on radio. The band are due to be releasing a further EP in September with more shows and festivals to come. Temple Lake - Temple Lake emerged from the canals of Camden on a cold January night in 2016. Since then, the band has played numerous venues in and around London, where they bring their influences from bands such as early Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and a nostalgic feeling to classic Pearl Jam. Having been described as riff-heavy, charismatic and hard to forget, with a traditional four piece set up, Temple Lake's roots stretch out far beyond the streets of Camden. With the initial members founded in the forests of Scandinavia, their arrival onto the London music scene has brought lyrical magic and soul; which when added to a collective of 40 years live experience, a fantastically dynamic English Bassist, the quartet are uncompromising and have mystical audience command. Temple Lake released their first EP earlier this year, available to stream or download on Spotify/iTunes now. Voksal - Voksal are a London-based four piece that began in the Spring of 2013, with a mission to create catchy music that would please both themselves and any listeners who may bare witness to them live.